Category Archives: Fundamentalism And Church Cults

God’s Command to Pursue Righteousness, by Jerry D. Kaifetz, Ph.D.

There are a few places in the Bible where we find a concise summary of God’s laws or requirements. Jesus’ two great commandments to love God and man in Matthew 22 is a prime example of such a place. Another … Continue reading

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The Shunnings and Refusal to Reconcile of Victory Baptist Church and Pastor Charles Wetherbee of Weatherford, Texas

I feel led of God to continue to tell the truth about Victory Baptist Church of Weatherford, Texas, and its pastor, Charles Wetherbee. In a recent study I did on Deuteronomy 16:20 in the Hebrew Torah, I was motivated strongly … Continue reading

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Pastor Phil Owens of Santee, CA Destroys His Own Parents

Pastor Phil Owens — Prospect Avenue Baptist Church, Santee, CA is a good example of an Independent Fundamental Baptist preacher who will crush anyone who gets in the way of his church agenda, position, or pastoral career. Here is an … Continue reading

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The Modern Day Nicolaitans, by Kenneth Reamy

This article was written at my request by my friend Kenneth Reamy and is a timely, relevant and a powerful warning that illustrates that many church leaders have been self-serving for the last 2,000 years, and these types are alive … Continue reading

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Where the Fundamentalists’ View of Women First Went Wrong

by Jerry D. Kaifetz, Ph.D. God said He would provide for all the needs of Adam and Eve in the paradisaical Garden of Eden. The responsibilities that He gave to the first couple included being fruitful and multiplying, keeping the … Continue reading

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Why I Left the DR-HAC Group

I left First Baptist Church of Hammond in 1989.  I had graduated from Hyles-Anderson College in 1986 and from Hyles-Anderson Seminary in 1988.  I was a rather high profile individual in this institution since shortly after my arrival there in … Continue reading

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Jack Schaap & The First Baptist Church of Hammond

I have had long conversations with Eddie Wilson this week; he is the media spokesman for FBC Hammond. As I said to him, he has been put on the front lines by Schaap armed with a pea shooter while Schaap … Continue reading

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The Independent Fundamental Baptist Movement

Last Friday evening, March 8, 2011  I joined millions of Americans in watching the documentary on ABC revealing the legendary abuses of a number of Independent, Fundamental Baptist Churches.  There was little in that report with which I was able … Continue reading

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When Church Authority is Abused

Solomon came to the conclusion toward the end of his life that there was “nothing new under the sun.”  The French have a famous saying, “Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose.”  (The more things change, the more they … Continue reading

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When Christian Leaders Abuse Their Authority

by Jerry D. Kaifetz, Ph.D. With another clerical scandal in our back yard, this time of the Roman Catholic variety, we can see once again how far we are from learning anything vaguely resembling a meaningful lesson in all of … Continue reading

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